Silicon Valley, we have a problem!

Nik McCrory raised the million dollar question in a recent Google Hangout discussion when he asked: “What do teams do when problems arise in production?” He posed this question to panelists in the midst of a conversation about whether IBM DevOps combined with SAFe can help – and if so, how? We know that agile […]

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Transform your storage into the engine of innovation for your business

Where will the future take your business? What will stand in your way? The World Economic Forum says that “Data is an economic asset, like currency or gold.” There’s no doubt that much of your business’ future success or failure will hinge on how well you leverage your data assets to capture or maintain competitive […]

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Back to the Future

This post is dedicated to those of you who remember the American trilogy of science fiction films from 1985, 1989 and 1990 starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Last week we celebrated “Back to the Future” day, October 21, 2015, which was the day that the Back to the Future films tried to predict […]

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Improving operational decisions in healthcare with data

As big data abounds from sources all around us, the healthcare industry is poised to act on this data and deliver better service to patients, caregivers, and practitioners. In the United States, there is a dramatic increase in the meaningful use of EHR technology (see HealthIT.gov) along with the need to move from Stage 1: […]

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Using cognitive intelligence to address digital transformation barriers

As computing enters the “cognitive era”, driven by data transformation across industries and professions, real time information will be needed from solutions, operations workflows, supporting solution middleware and the infrastructure environment to enhance forecasting, decision-making and problem resolution. How can we prepare ourselves for greater insights into operational systems to support the cognitive transformation? • […]

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Flexibility can lead to squirming issues in IT Infrastructure

Flexibility isn’t just for yogis – it’s important for IT infrastructure, too. Being able to readily adapt to change is imperative for the growth of any company. However, where there is flexibility, there also comes issues that can make you squirm—issues like security. Watch the video below and see how I answered some questions about […]

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OpenPOWER Momentum advances 2015-16 Innov8 with POWER8 Challenge

Author: Terri Virnig, VP of Power Ecosystem and Strategy For years I have had the privilege of engaging with university students, witnessing how IBM’s POWER8 technology is helping to train tomorrow’s IT innovators. Having seen the enthusiasm and skill introduced by the Power Systems Academic Initiative first hand, last year I decided we should introduce […]

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Coming to Insight 2015? Here are some top sessions to attend

IBM Systems is preparing to come to IBM Insight 2015 next week! As you pack your bags and head to Vegas, don’t forget to plan ahead for the sessions you want to attend. This year’s conference will focus on helping companies lead in the insight economy. To build an analytics-driven business, you have to start […]

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Accelerate results and lower costs with software-defined infrastructure

The value of software-defined infrastructure is fundamental – providing faster results and lower cost. Let me give you an example so you know I’m not just talking theory. To continue creating award-winning visual effects (VFX) while controlling IT costs, visual effects producer Milk needed a more cost-sustainable approach to scale up the storage capacity of […]

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